Meet Dr. James Miller
James Miller, DMD
Diplomate, American Board of Oral Implantology/Implant Dentistry
Honored Fellow, American Academy of Implant Dentistry
Master, Academy of General Dentistry
Dr. Miller is a Dental Implant Specialist in Hillsboro who has been in private practice since 1981. Dentistry is his passion and he loves delivering high-quality care to his patients. He is skilled in I.V. sedation, dental implants, bone and connective tissue grafting as well as cosmetic dentistry and full mouth rehabilitation. He graduated from OHSU School of Dentistry in 1979.
Dr. Miller has a lifelong commitment to “hands on” continuing education and believes that this has enabled him to provide excellent care for his patients. After becoming a member of the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) in 1981, he achieved his Fellowship in 1989 and Master in 2005. He has been a member of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID) since 2008 and is an AAID Honored Fellow. Dr. Miller received board certification with the title Diplomat of the American Board of Oral Implantology/Implant Dentistry in 2014. In addition, he was awarded his Fellowship with the AAID is an Honored Fellow as of 2020. Dr. Miller also serves on the AAID’s Ethics and nominating committees.
As Portland’s Dental Implant Specialist, Dr. Miller has taught and continues to teach hands on dental implant dentistry in the Oregon Dental Implant Continuum residency course as well as connective tissue grafting courses for the Oregon AGD. He was President of the Academy of Cosmetic and Adhesive Dentistry from 1991-92. Dr. Miller is also a Clinical Director/Clinical Site Supervisor, Jacksonville University’s Comprehensive Oral Implantology Program and oversees residents at Oregon Dental Implant Residency’s Hillsboro location.
Dr. Miller is married to Laurie M. Hesla DMD, FAGD, retired from Private practice. They have two grown daughters and four grandchildren. He enjoys fishing and bird watching in his spare time.